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THE RAILWAY MAN

by Jonathan Teplitzky

synopsis

The true story of Eric Lomax, a British officer fascinated with railways since childhood. During World War II he was captured by the Japanese and sent to a work camp where he and his fellow prisoners were forced to survive the torture inflicted on them by their captors in extreme conditions.

original title: The Railway Man
country: Australia, United Kingdom
sales agent: Lionsgate International/CAA
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Jonathan Teplitzky
film run: 110'
release date: ES 13/12/2013, IE 03/01/2014, UK 03/01/2014, CZ 13/03/2014, PT 13/03/2014, SK 13/03/2014, FI 28/03/2014, PL 04/04/2014, NL 01/05/2014, FR 11/06/2014, GR 10/07/2014, LT 18/07/2014, DE 25/06/2015
screenplay: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Andy Paterson
cast: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeremy Irvine, Hiroyuki Sanada
cinematography by: Garry Phillips
film editing: Martin Connor
art director: Nicki McCallum
costumes designer: Lizzy Gardiner
music: David Hirschfelder
producer: Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley, Andy Paterson
production: Archer Street, Lionsgate
distributor: DeAPlaneta, Entertainment One - eOne Films Benelux, Forum Film Poland, Metropolitan Filmexport, Future Film Oy Ab, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, PRIS Audiovisuais, Koch Media Gmbh
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